DescriptionThe throttle capability in Swatch may fail to report certain events if (1) the same type of event occurs after the throttle period, or (2) when multiple events matching the same "watchfor" expression do not occur after the throttle period, which could allow attackers to avoid detection.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
swatch (PTS)stretch3.2.3-1fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye3.2.4-4fixed

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